About the Authors

Sarah H Atkinson

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: satkinson@kilifi.mimcom.net

Affiliations Medical Research Council Laboratories, Banjul, The Gambia , Medical Research Council International Nutrition Group, Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom , Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Kirk Rockett

Affiliation Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Giorgio Sirugo

Affiliation Medical Research Council Laboratories, Banjul, The Gambia

Philip A Bejon

Affiliation Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Anthony Fulford

Affiliation Medical Research Council International Nutrition Group, Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Maria A O'Connell

Affiliation Medical Research Council, Human Nutrition Research, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Robin Bailey

Affiliation Medical Research Council Laboratories, Banjul, The Gambia

Dominic P Kwiatkowski

Affiliation Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Andrew M Prentice

Affiliations Medical Research Council Laboratories, Banjul, The Gambia , Medical Research Council International Nutrition Group, Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

SHA, PAB, DPK, and AMP designed the study. SHA, GS, and MAO performed experiments. SHA, KR, PAB, AF, DPK, and AMP analyzed the data. SHA, GS, and RB enrolled patients. SHA, GS, PAB, AF, MAO, RB, DPK, and AMP contributed to writing the paper.